Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Greta Thunberg

10 good things about 2019

Remembering some of the gains in the difficult year of 2019 can help inspire us for the critical struggles ahead.

Greta Thunberg offers advice to young people, dismisses climate-denying politicians in...

“Be an active democratic citizen...because democracy is not only on election day, it's happening all the time.”

Greta Thunberg slams COP25, says response to climate crisis is ‘clever...

“I still believe that the biggest danger is not inaction. The real danger is when politicians and CEOs are making it look like real action is happening when in fact almost nothing is being done apart from clever accounting and creative PR."

Cross-generational power to change

What can what little girl do? She can lead the rest of us to victory.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines Nordic environmental prize saying “the climate...

“I have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019. I have decided to decline this prize.”

Misogyny, male rage and the words men use to describe Greta...

Detractors have dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg - a Nobel Prize nominee - as mentally ill, hysterical and a millennial weirdo after she pleaded with world officials last week to address the climate crisis.

A rising youth movement picks up where governments have failed

The youth movement is diverse and contains many political currents, but above all it is an expression of positive action, hope for the future, and readiness for far-reaching change.

With 15 other children, Greta Thunberg has filed a UN complaint...

Yesterday, climate activist Greta Thunberg joined 15 other children from around the world to submit a complaint – or “communication” – to...

“People are suffering. People are dying”: Greta Thunberg opens up the...

"How dare you continue to look away, and come here saying that you are doing enough, when the politics and solutions needed are still nowhere in sight."

To critics who say climate action is ‘too expensive,’ Greta Thunberg...

During an event in New York City Monday night with author and environmentalist Naomi Klein, 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg had a simple message...

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."